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Peter Guber
Magic Johnson, Mia Hamm among owners of new L.A. pro soccer team

The newest professional sports franchise in Southern California doesn't have a name, a home, any players or even a coach. But the fledgling Major League Soccer team does have a large and impressive ownership group with enough star power to make it stand out even in Hollywood, where the team’s chief investors walked a red carpet after Thursday’s introductory news conference. Among the investors are former Lakers great Magic Johnson; baseball All-Star Nomar Garciaparra and his wife, women’s soccer standout Mia Hamm; and self-help author Tony Robbins. “You have to look at them as a foundational group. They bring a whole set of skills that is extraordinarily...